The Seaside Resort Of Dawlish

South Devon's most pleasant seaside resort is well worth a visit In South Devon the pleasant seaside resort of Dawlish is very popular with visitors, many of whom return year after year for their holidays in Dawlish or for day trips to enjoy the nice atmosphere that the town has to offer. Dawlish … [Read more...]

Newquay, Britain's Surfing Capital

There’s much more to Newquay than being just a surfers' paradise. Boasting some of the best beaches and surfing in Britain, Newquay is one of Cornwall's premier holiday sites for those seeking a beach holiday. Unsurprisingly, it has obtained a reputation for being England's surfing … [Read more...]

Thinking about taking a Holiday in Devon and Cornwall?

England's "West Country" has charm, scenery and better weather! Cornwall - the English Riviera? On the very south-western tip of England lies the beautiful county of Cornwall. With a delightful mix of superb beaches (among the best in Britain), outstanding scenery and charming towns, villages and … [Read more...]

St Ives – a thriving artistic community

Wonderful, sandy beaches, narrow cobbled streets and a delightful harbour area This magical little corner of Cornwall offers wonderful, sandy beaches and a delightful harbour area.  You can lose yourself in the maze of narrow cobbled streets with flower-filled courtyards and alleyways bursting … [Read more...]

Marazion and St Michael’s Mount

See St Michael's Mount at Marazion, Believed to be Britain's Oldest Town: Tucked away in the very far corner of South West Cornwall is the charming little town of Marazion with only 1,500 inhabitants. This ancient market town is believed to be Britain’s oldest chartered town. Aside from being … [Read more...]

Isles of Scilly, Teignmouth, Shaldon

Other Towns & Villages of Interest In Cornwall & Devon Isles of Scilly (Cornwall) About 28 miles west of Lands End (Cornwall) are the mysterious and little known islands called the Isles of Scilly. As you might expect, the isles have a very mild climate and are populated with … [Read more...]

Penzance, without the pirates

No pirates in Penzance these days, but a mild climate and funky atmosphere! In South West Cornwall is the town of Penzance.  A short distance beyond the harbour fishing boats shelter in the inner dock and you'll see the occasional visiting tall-masted sailing ship against the granite quays. But … [Read more...]

Tour Route of London | London Walking Tour

London's premier walking trail: London is a great city for sightseeing on foot - if the weather is fine that is!  There are many tourist attractions within close proximity of each other and many visitors would have pounded the pavements to Buckingham Palace and Westminster, strolled around … [Read more...]

Tour Routes in France

Tour Routes in France Virtually all multi-country Europe tours pass through or originate in Paris, but few see much more of France. It is possible to do a pretty extensive tour of France but even so some fairly important areas will be missing or only covered briefly. Regional tours are popular … [Read more...]

Travel to France

Travel to France for a Europe Tour with Joie de Vivre! There's a lot more to France than Paris and Provence. Travel to France involves a journey into the whole French way of looking at the world, and life. Not for nothing do we use the french words "savoir-faire" and "joie de vivre"! France … [Read more...]